Daffodil
Narcissus canaliculatus

Family: Amaryllidaceae (am-uh-ril-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Narcissus (nar-SIS-us) (Info)
Species: canaliculatus (kan-uh-lik-yoo-LAY-tus) (Info)
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Division:

Division 13 - Species (incl. Wild Variants & Hybrids)

Miniature

Height:

under 6 in. (15 cm)

6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:

3-6 in. (7-15 cm)

Bloom Time:

Mid Spring

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)

USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)

USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)

USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)

USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)

USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:

Bright Yellow

White/Near White

Foliage:

Unknown - Tell us

Other details:

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Flowers are fragrant

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

This plant is resistant to deer

Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

Seed Collecting:

N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Garberville, California

Clifton, Colorado

Hebron, Kentucky

Portland, Oregon

Salt Lake City, Utah

Vancouver, Washington

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral

On Apr 13, 2014, coriaceous from ROSLINDALE, MA wrote:

There are skilled gardeners in Z6-7 who have had these fail to winter over. This is not surprising, as it's one of the tazetta-type daffodils, which are much less hardy than most narcissus. I'd be very dubious about planting this north of Z6.

Positive

On Apr 11, 2014, dicentra63 from West Valley City, UT (Zone 6b) wrote:

This is the teeniest tiniest daffodil I've ever seen! Look at my photo where I compare the bloom to a dime!

You could grow these next to a dollhouse! Extra cute!